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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Ehcache vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Ehcache vs. Heroic vs. LokiJS

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score0.81
Rank#220  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score6.07
Rank#67  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#245  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.ehcache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSpotify
Initial release2013200920142014
Current release3.10.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGoJavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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